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Reference equations for the six-minute walk distance based on a Brazilian multicenter study

Overview of attention for article published in Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, December 2013
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Title
Reference equations for the six-minute walk distance based on a Brazilian multicenter study
Published in
Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, December 2013
DOI 10.1590/s1413-35552012005000122
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Authors

Raquel R. Britto, Vanessa S. Probst, Armele F. Dornelas de Andrade, Giane A. R. Samora, Nidia A. Hernandes, Patricia E. M. Marinho, Marlus Karsten, Fabio Pitta, Veronica F. Parreira

Abstract

It is important to include large sample sizes and different factors that influence the six-minute walking distance (6MWD) in order to propose reference equations for the six-minute walking test (6 MWT).

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 2 <1%
Slovenia 1 <1%
Portugal 1 <1%
Nigeria 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 249 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 54 21%
Student > Master 42 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 8%
Student > Postgraduate 20 8%
Researcher 15 6%
Other 38 15%
Unknown 66 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 75 29%
Nursing and Health Professions 58 23%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 4%
Sports and Recreations 9 4%
Neuroscience 6 2%
Other 17 7%
Unknown 82 32%